[web-devel] On moving Yesod-specific discussion to a separate list

Isak Hansen isak.hansen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 16:16:41 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Isak Hansen <isak.hansen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
>>> Well, bug reports are simple: they belong in the issue tracker. That's
>>> where users are encouraged to report them. Let's look at a few other
>>> "categories" of emails that come in:
>>> "How do I do X": I agree with Greg that we should encourage users to
>>> use Stack Overflow for this. We can update the Yesod site to make this
>>> clear, but as should be obvious, no one on the Yesod team can actually
>>> control where people send their questions.
>> You actually do control what mailing list the Yesod community goes to.
>> Web-devel is listed as the first point of contact on your community
>> pages, and I'm sure most Yesod users found it through your site.
> Let me reiterate: I can encourage users, not control their actions.
> Any belief to the contrary far overstates my telekinetic abilities.

Yup, I assume the Yesod team can't telepatically convince users who
prefer mailing lists to stay off web-devel in favor of stack overflow.
IMHO that makes you rude for not providing an official alternative..


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